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Meximalva filipes

Meximalva filipes (A. Gray) Fryxell

Texasfan

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s): Sida filipes

USDA Symbol: mefi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Cordate , Truncate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Leaf: Dark green above, pale beneath.
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Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Meximalva filipes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Meximalva filipes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Meximalva filipes

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-09-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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